News Archive 2021

YES Center Hanoi - Youth Empowerment through Skills Training

Young people, and especially young women, are more likely to be unemployed and among the working poor than adults as they are more vulnerable to economic shocks. The government launched different policies to address youth issues in the labour market, such as programmes to support young people in vocational training and to promote youth entrepreneurship. It is in this context that HOPE’87 has made it its mission to contribute to the empowerment of the youth in Vietnam, especially of girls and young women.

Enhancing Quality of Primary & Secondary Education in Pakistan

The objective of this project was to provide quality teacher training and education in Sindh province, Pakistan, which contributed to the achievement of universal primary education. The project established the "Hope Centre of Learning for the teachers" in Sindh province.

Fight against COVID-19 for the children of the IDP Camps Paletwa

The overall project objective is to provide humanitarian assistance to internally displaced people (IDPs) in Myanmar. Therefore, it is essential to ensure the survival of IDPs and their children in the camps in Paletwa, Chin State, and to restore their human dignity through the construction of latrines, the provision of clean water and the implementation of WASH activities as the main measure against the spread of the COVID-19 virus for children and their parents.

Improving the livelihoods of extremely poor households

This projects’ aim is to improve the livelihoods of women in the community of Rugombo in the north-west of Burundi and reduce the impact of poverty on them by supporting their economic activities. The project also builds the human capital of these women, focusing on gender and business. Furthermore, coaching is provided for the women in order to help them address their life challenges, with a focus on child rearing, hygiene and access to health services. Mentoring is also provided in the field of basic business training, which helps the women set up their businesses efficiently, e.g.

YES Center India

The YES Centre India project was launched in September 2017 and completed by April 2021. The project aimed at empowering girls and young women by strengthening their vocational skills in the garment and fashion industry sector and their voices for economic self-reliance to take a leadership role in poverty alleviation initiatives in the Bellary district in Karnataka state. Over the last three and a half years, the project contributed to developing the technical and management skills of over 400 women for enhancing disaster-resilient income opportunities.

Giving hope to farmers

The beneficiaries of this project were 400 farmers and their families, who live in the target localities, in particular the Southern Department of Haiti as well as the whole country sharing the indirect benefits resulting from this project. Generally, the project contributed to the enhancement of the food security through an optimised and sustainable agricultural production in the Southern Department of Haiti.

Education and cultural exchange

Sport is an important means to connect to each other and gives hope also in difficult situations. Especially for the youth, the importance of community sports for identity formation cannot be underestimated. Therefore, HOPE’87 founded this project with the objective to establish a cross-border project in Koloko (Burkina Faso) and in Finkolo (Mali), which contributes to the improvement of the physical and sporting development of pupils with a view to promoting friendship and strengthened social cohesion within the communities of both countries.

Humanitarian Response for Rohingya Refugees

This project aims to provide timely lifesaving assistance and protection, as well as to improve the living conditions and build resilience of Rohingya refugees and affected host communities in Bangladesh.

STYLE (Skills Training for female Youth and Life-skills Education)

Approximately half of the population of Bangladesh is female. Women and girls are in need of a proper skill development education and training in various fields for self-reliance and employment. Therefore, HOPE’87 launched the STYLE-project in order to contribute to the empowerment of the beneficiaries and to facilitate the creation of new jobs and income-generating activities for young women.

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Every year on October 17th the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is celebrated in order to acknowledge the effort and struggle of people living in poverty.